"I Have a Dream" Foundation - NY: Ravenswood Program
The "I Have a Dream" Foundation motivates and empowers children from low-income communities to reach their education and career goals by providing a long-term program of mentoring, tutoring, and social and cultural enrichment, culminating with tuition assistance for higher education.
The Ravenswood II "I Have a Dream" Program is currently providing services for high school students living in the Ravenswood Houses in Long Island City, Queens. All current participants have been members of the "I Have a Dream" program since 3rd grade. Services include tutoring, mentoring, arts, drama, athletics, field trips to various social and cultural landmarks, etc. Utilizing after-school and summer programing, the "I Have a Dream" program will continue to offer support to this group of 60 students throughout high school graduation and college matriculation.